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Violent behaviour of an officer while drunk

21 November 2022

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation of an incident in which an intoxicated off-duty officer assaulted his partner.

The partner was not in favour of the officer being prosecuted, and both she and her family were fully supportive of the officer’s proactive steps to manage his behaviour. In the light of this, and the fact the woman had not been injured in the assault, Police dealt with the incident through an employment process.

The Authority agrees with the Police actions in this case.

IPCA: 21-7001

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